Tens of millions of people face imminent death from starvation in several African nations. The UN and other aid agencies such as Oxfam are appealing for a massive relief effort.
Thursday, 23 March 2017
World Meteorological Day celebrates importance of clouds for weather, climate and water
UN News Centre
A "thunderhead" in Manitoba, Canada. PinP photo.
Clouds inspire art and thought, but few natural phenomena are as important to weather, climate or water, the United Nations meteorological agency today said, launching a digital cloud atlas to celebrate World Meteorological Day. Details here.